Child neuropsychiatry (2015/2016)

Course code
4S01692
Name of lecturer
Gaetano Cantalupo
Coordinator
Gaetano Cantalupo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIB dal Apr 25, 2016 al Jun 5, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIB

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Learning outcomes

Basic knowledge of Child Neuropsychiatry

Syllabus

Anatomy and Embryology of the Nervous System
The neurological assessment of preterm infants
The neurological assessment of the full-term baby
The normal development of motor, cognitive, psychological, and relational functions
The use of MRI in the evaluation of brain maturation
The EEG use in the evaluation of brain maturation
The 'Floppy Infant' (clinical and instrumental framework for the etiological diagnosis)
The cerebral palsies
Infectious and inflammatory diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system
Sleep disorders
Epilepsies

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test - Free composition on one or two topics proposed

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016